Community

South Okanaga SPCA receives over $21,000 from Penticton fundraiser

Barry Zarudenec almost single handedly raised over $21,000 for the South Okanagan Similkameen SPCA

All things spooky happening at Cawston Hall on Saturday

Masquerade Madness is back for fourth year

Oktoberfest kicks off new Beer Week

The 10th annual event ties into the new week-long celebration of craft beers.

  • Oct 20, 2019

Summerland once had college campus

From 1906 to 1915, Summerland’s Okanagan College operated in the community

Summerland holds multiple events to launch festive season

Festival of Lights, Light Up the Vines and Sip ’n’ Shop will be held in late November and December

PET OF THE WEEK: Moose still needs a home

Critteraid cat wants a nice, quiet environment

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Bear cub cries for mom in Peachland backyard
Paws for a Cause returns for another year in City Park
Fun at BC SPCA kids camps in Kelowna
Find me my furever home: Billy

Vees to recognize local first responders at tonight’s game

First Responders Night offers free tickets to responders in the community.

  • Oct 19, 2019

North Okanagan patients benefit from new staff and equipment

New physiatrist and much-needed equipment at VJH

Growing cherries, apples, pears — and big pumpkins

Boerboom worked to produce a massive melon from his Summerland farm

Park shelter proposed in honour of Salmon Arm volunteer Rob Nash

City council supports plan while family and friends to cover cost of building, materials

B.C. woman finds mysterious coin among Grandma’s collection

Grandmother died when she was very young and her past is not well known to her mother

Women, girls in Shuswap demonstrate a creative demand for the vote

One of the women, described as a ‘raging suffragette,’ is the aunt of resident Phil Wright

VIDEO: Shuswap resident’s yard becomes nighttime thoroughfare for grizzlies

Malakwa man has captured images of 12 different grizzlies on video

Souperbowl Sunday is back for fifth year this weekend

Organizers say they are looking for a fourth chef to compete in round 2 on Oct. 27

Keremeos Legion silent auction raises record amount

The silent auction brought in just under $4,000, says volunteer Susan Hoffus

Soupateria serves up Thanksgiving for plenty of patrons

Over 175 meals were served by the team of volunteers over two hours on Monday.

  • Oct 15, 2019

Shuswap ski area vies for $250,000 as top-four finalist in national contest

Help needed to accumulate votes or ‘clicks’ Friday, Oct. 18 through Sunday for trail lighting project

Boats once plied Okanagan Lake

Lake was used as transportation corridor connecting communities in the valley

Thrills and chills await at haunted doll museum

Halloween-themed event in Summerland a fundraiser for Dry Grad 2020